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Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador strengthen province’s tourism industry 

| Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency | news releases

Newfoundland and Labrador’s tourism attractions, experiences and amenities continue to show tremendous growth potential, creating jobs, strengthening communities and welcoming visitors from around the world. The Great Northern Peninsula and West Coast of Newfoundland are home to some of the most stunning vistas and unique attractions in the province. The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador are investing in communities within these regions to help them realize their tourism potential, create new opportunities and advance the industry.


Upgrades will help Acadian arts and culture thrive in Chéticamp

| Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency | news releases

Atlantic Canada’s rich multicultural heritage is central to the region’s identity, and supports a strong, vibrant, and welcoming society that attracts visitors and newcomers from around the world. The Government of Canada is investing to ensure that Acadian community art and culture, and the French language, continue to flourish in Nova Scotia.


Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador to announce support for tourism industry in Western Newfoundland and Labrador and the Great Northern Peninsula

| Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency | media advisories

The Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for ACOA, along with the Honourable Dr. Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will announce support for tourism projects in Western Newfoundland and Labrador and the Great Northern Peninsula.


Investing to grow Newfoundland and Labrador’s ocean workforce

| Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency | news releases

Atlantic Canada’s ocean economy creates good, highly skilled jobs and represents tremendous growth potential in the region and in international markets. Within the next ten years, Canada’s ocean workforce is expected to experience a significant turnover in employment, with estimates that close to half of the workforce will retire. To help address this, the Government of Canada is investing in the Council of Marine Professional Associates (COMPASS) in Newfoundland and Labrador to promote marine sector careers among the province’s younger generations.


Government of Canada invests in development and growth of co-operatives

| Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency | news releases

Social enterprises, non-profits, charities and co‑operatives help build stronger communities, and contribute to a resilient, inclusive economy that benefits all Canadians. That is why the Government of Canada is investing in the Newfoundland-Labrador Federation of Co-operatives (NLFC) to spark the growth of co-operative organizations in the Northeast Avalon region of Newfoundland and Labrador.


Government of Canada to announce support related to electric vehicles in Newfoundland and Labrador

| Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency | media advisories

Joanne Thompson, Member of Parliament for St. John’s East, on behalf of the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister for Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for ACOA, will make an announcement regarding support for a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering climate action in rural communities and within the province’s tourism sector.


Updated time: Governments of Canada and Ontario to make an important announcement about high-speed Internet

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | media advisories

Jennifer O’Connell, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and Ryan Turnbull, Member of Parliament for Whitby, on behalf of the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, together with Amarjot Sandhu, Parliamentary Assistant to Ontario’s Minister of Infrastructure, and Lorne Coe, Member of Provincial Parliament for Whitby, will make an announcement about improving high-speed Internet access in rural Ontario.


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